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3DPrinting.org announces website launch date

3DPrinting.org announces website launch date | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
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Stop by www.3dprinting.org and leave your email address so we can contact you when our site goes live.

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Design at the intersection of technology and biology. 3D Printing is a key technology.

Design at the intersection of technology and biology.  3D Printing is a key technology. | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it

Designer and architect Neri Oxman is leading the search for ways in which digital fabrication technologies can interact with the biological world.

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3D Printing is a digital fabrication technology thats not limited to engineering.  Bio-printing is here and eventually we will be printing organs an other parts for medical applications.  #3dprintinginschool

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15 truly useful things you can 3D print for your home

15 truly useful things you can 3D print for your home | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it

Beyond 3D printed keychains and coasters, there are tons of truly useful, practical and cool household goods you can make on a 3D printer. Here are 15 useful 3D prints that you can download for free.

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3D Printing can used for a wide variety of applications from building parts for aircraft and automobiles to more everyday uses around your home.  All represent career and business opportunities.  #3dprintinginschool

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3D Print Your Own Leather Stamps: A great way to learn new practical skills

3D Print Your Own Leather Stamps: A great way to learn new practical skills | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it

Picture of 3D Print Your Own Leather Stamps | See more about Stamps, Leather and Printing.

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Not sure your on a college track? 3D Printing and CAD (computer aided drawing) is great career skill set with a huge future.

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DIY 3D Prints: A fun way to get boys and girls to print toys

DIY 3D Prints: A fun way to get boys and girls to print toys | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it

This Pin was discovered by 3D Printing For Beginners. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. | See more about Toys, My Daughter and Daughters.

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STEM Ed supported by 3D Printing is a great way to ensure our children's success in the 21st century economy.  #3dprintinginschool

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Used snack bags can now be recycled into whatever you design

Used snack bags can now be recycled into whatever you design | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
Terracycle and 3D Brooklyn allow you to determine what gets made from recycled materials, thanks to a process that turns used chip and snack bags into plastic filament for use in 3D printing.​
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Futuristic oceanscapers are floating villages 3D-printed from algae and plastic waste

Futuristic oceanscapers are floating villages 3D-printed from algae and plastic waste | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
These floating villages by Vincent Callebaut promise to provide energy independence to all the countries in the world.
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Bartlett Students Develop New Method for 3D Printing Concrete

Bartlett Students Develop New Method for 3D Printing Concrete | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
Four Masters students from Bartlett School of Architecture - Francesca Camilleri, Nadia Doukhi, Alvaro Lopez Rodriguez and Roman Strukov - have...
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New 3D printing technology creates harder, stronger ceramics

New 3D printing technology creates harder, stronger ceramics | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
The new tech opens up a world of possibilities for building with ceramic materials.
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Unseen Art: 3D Printing Classical Paintings for the Blind

Unseen Art: 3D Printing Classical Paintings for the Blind | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
“You can look but you can’t touch.” That’s one of the first rules of museums, which house priceless works of art. But what about the community of blind and visually impaired who use their sense of touch to experience the world? The Unseen Art Project is an initiative to make art more accessible
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Make your own computer: world's first 3D-printed laptop

Make your own computer: world's first 3D-printed laptop | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
The £180 Pi-Top can be printed from molten plastic in a living room using a printer the size of a coffee machine
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US$5,000 for the world’s first 3D carbon fiber printer

US$5,000 for the world’s first 3D carbon fiber printer | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
Auto and motorcycle enthusiasts with a bit of CAD savvy will soon have access to a remarkably affordable dream machine – the US$5,000 MarkForged Mark One, which is touted as the world’s first 3D printer capable of printing in carbon fiber.
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UPS: 3D Printing Maps Out A New Future - InformationWeek

UPS: 3D Printing Maps Out A New Future - InformationWeek | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
UPS is embracing 3D printing as part of the future of logistics. Here's how the logistics company is using technology and some key partnerships to map out a new future for its supply chain.
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World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China

World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it

A Chinese company has successfully 3D printed a five-story apartment building and a 1,100 square meter villa from a special print material.

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3D Printed apartments in China.  Architecture, engineering and construction have always been at the forefront of 3D Printing.  #3dprintinginschool

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Dubai to print world's first 3D-printed office building

Dubai to print world's first 3D-printed office building | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it

Dubai has revealed plans for the world's first fully 3D-printed office building, which will be printed layer-by-layer and constructed onsite near the Museum of the Future.

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Architecture was an early adopter of 3d printing with it's use of models and prototypes.  3d printing the end user product is just the next step in the evolution of 3d printing and additive manufacturing.  #3dprintinginschool

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Changing supply chains: US Army testing technology to 3D print mission-specific drones on demand

Changing supply chains: US Army testing technology to 3D print mission-specific drones on demand | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it

An upcoming experiment to be carried out by the US Army will see researchers test technologies that would allow platoons to 3D print drones tailored specifically to their real-time objectives.

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3D Printing is not just for hobbyists or tinkerers. It is a technology that is changing the way we order things, make things and dramatically shortens production cycles. #3dprintinginschool

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Thinking about medical school? 3D printing opportunities in GI space include liver, small intestine, large intestine

Thinking about medical school? 3D printing opportunities in GI space include liver, small intestine, large intestine | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it

SAN FRANCISCO — John Geibel, MD, DSc, AGAF, discusses his presentation at the American Gastroenterological Association Tech Summit on 3D printing opportunities in the field of gastroenterology.“What I really wanted to get across today ...

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Are you in high school or college and your thinking about a medical career? Check out how 3D Printing is impacting medicine.  #3dprintinginschool

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3D Printing My Own BB-8

3D Printing My Own BB-8 | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
One man recounts his quest to 3D print his own faithful reproduction of the BB-8 droid from Star Wars.
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Toddler gets world first adult kidney transplant using 3D printing

Toddler gets world first adult kidney transplant using 3D printing | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
British doctors 3D-printed models of Lucy Boucher's abdomen and her father's kidney
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Robotic 3D printer on wheels looks to fill the potholes of the future

Robotic 3D printer on wheels looks to fill the potholes of the future | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
Startup Addibots is looking to help cut the man hours required to maintain our cities, wheeling out a roving 3D printing robot it imagines will scoot around town mending dodgy road surfaces.
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Watch NASA-Funded 3D Food Printer Whip up an Entire Pizza

Watch NASA-Funded 3D Food Printer Whip up an Entire Pizza | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
NASA-funded 3D printer can 3D print an entire pizza!
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Neta Soreq's shoes have bouncy 3D-printed soles

Neta Soreq's shoes have bouncy 3D-printed soles | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
Israeli designer Neta Soreq has 3D printed the springy platforms and heels of these shoes to give the wearer a "new walking experience"
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Why 3D printing is set to revolutionise manufacturing

Why 3D printing is set to revolutionise manufacturing | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
Although currently the domain of high-value engineering, 3D printing is on course to change the way we make things - and maybe even shop
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Wheelchairs Get 3D Printed Boost - 3D Printing Industry

Wheelchairs Get 3D Printed Boost - 3D Printing Industry | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
Two students use 3D printing to create the Hand Drive, an affordable and open source improvement for those with disabilities who use wheelchairs.

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Print Quality Troubleshooting Guide | Simplify3D

Print Quality Troubleshooting Guide | Simplify3D | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
Print Quality Troubleshooting Guide This guide is a great place to start if you are trying to improve the quality of your 3D printed parts. We have compiled an extensive list of the most common 3D printing issues along with the software settings that you can use to solve them.
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@mrsthomastrt - Hoping this may be helpful
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3D Printing Fashion: How I 3D-Printed Clothes a...

3D Printing Fashion: How I 3D-Printed Clothes a... | 3D Printing in School (501c3) | Scoop.it
I embarked on a year-long journey to find a way to print a 5-piece fashion collection as part of my graduate collection at Shenkar. Using soft materials and ... | Creative technologie
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